2016 Western Music Entertainers

Michael Martin Murphey

Michael Martin Murphey

Michael Martin Murphey “one of the best songwriters in America.”

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Suzy Bogguss

Suzy Bogguss

Suzy Bogguss is one of the most acclaimed female country singers of the late ’80s and ’90s.

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Bar J Wranglers

Bar J Wranglers

The Bar J Wranglers from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, deliver some of the purest harmony, best musicianship and funniest ranch humor ever seen on stage. As soon as the Bar J Wranglers take to the stage, listeners leave behind their busy life and settle into a time long ago – a time of the singing cowboy. Babe Humphrey As a general rule, the formation of any successful musical organization relies...

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The Highwaymen Live Tribute Band

The Highwaymen Live Tribute Band

The Highwaymen Live Tribute Band

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Dave Stamey

Dave Stamey

Cowboys and Indians Magazine has called him “the Charley Russell of Western Music.” Dave Stamey has been a cowboy, a mule packer, a dude wrangler, and is now one of the most popular Western entertainers working today. He has been twice voted Entertainer of the Year, three times Male Performer of the Year and twice Songwriter of the Year by the Western Music Association, and received the Will...

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Wylie & The Wild West

Wylie & The Wild West

Wylie Gustafson is a native Montanan singer/songwriter who lives the songs he writes. With 3 decades of writing, recording and performing under his belt, Wylie has matured into a dynamic talent, and has become one of the few authentic voices of the West.  One critic called him, “…the coolest cowpoke around. Forget everything you hate about modern country, this guy is old-school cool without...

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The Haunted Windchimes

The Haunted Windchimes

The Haunted Windchimes sound draws from traditional folk and American roots music. The songs have a vintage quality, as if they might have been written yesterday or 75 years ago. Grounded in honeyed harmonies and spirited pickin’, it lies in a nowhere land between distinct styles: It’s not quite bluegrass or blues or country. Still, there are elements of all those in songs that paint pictures...

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Joni Harms

Joni Harms

Once upon a time, Country Music was known as “Country & Western,” it was called this for a reason. That’s where listeners found songs by such greats as Marty Robbins, Patsy Montana, Tex Ritter and Gene Autry — artists who favored the “western” sounds and values. Somewhere along the way, the “Western” was dropped. Over the past decade the Country Music Industry has increasingly...

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Belinda Gail

Belinda Gail

Belinda Gail was raised on ranches in Nevada’s Carson Valley and in the California Sierra Nevada foothills near Sequoia National Park. Her rich ranching heritage and love of the West runs deep in her music and evoke the character of the people, as well as the beauty, majesty, and deep connection to the land that only those who have lived the ranch life can truly capture. Ranching and the...

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New West

New West

 This dynamic trio from California is all about NEW Western music. Performing songs that pay tribute to the men and women of the American West, the band features award winning songwriter, Mike Fleming, renowned lead guitarist, Raul Reynoso, and the incredibly talented Dave Jackson on bass. Winner of three best song awards from the Academy of Western Artists ad he Western Music Association and...

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Trinity Seely

Trinity Seely

Trinity Seely’s life has taken her to many different places. Ranging from the cattle country of British Columbia Canada, to the beautiful Ojai Valley of California.  To the magestic peaks of the Wasatch front of Utah, to the high desert plains of Wyoming where a vast sea of sagebrush and granite peaks stole her heart. And now to the green rolling Sandhills of NE. Each of the places that...

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John Wayne Schulz

John Wayne Schulz

John Wayne Schulz was born on September 29, 1987, in Columbus, Montana. He hails from Karnes City, TX, where he grew up on an 800-acre ranch working cattle. To John, being an authentic cowboy is “not so much how you dress…it’s more about who you are inside.”   John Wayne first appeared on American Idol on February 2, 2011. When asked what brought him to Idol...

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Heifer Belles

Heifer Belles

The Heifer Belles began as friends getting together for some casual picking and singing. The result, a blend of back porch Americana, took them out of the living room into the world to perform their music. Juliet Gobert’s songwriting ranges from tongue-in-cheek to heartfelt to socially insightful—a gamut of women’s experiences in today’s world. Juliet leads on vocals and guitar, with a...

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Molly in the Mineshaft

Molly in the Mineshaft

Molly in the Mineshaft was founded in 2014 and is based out of Provo, Utah. They met while attending college and performing with other bands. They play a fusion of styles including contemporary folk, bluegrass, jazz, celtic, and rock, revealing the band’s wide range of influences. Members of the band have performed in the United States, Croatia, France, Switzerland, Spain, and other...

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Olivia Harms

Olivia Harms

Olivia is a 20 year old Country music Singer/Songwriter from Canby, Oregon. She is the daughter of accomplished Country and Western Singer/Songwriter and recording artist Joni Harms. Olivia grew up singing and playing music with her mother, traveling with her and joining her on stage since the age of 3. Olivia started playing guitar at 9 years old, months later she was writing songs and...

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Miss Devon and The Outlaw

Miss Devon and The Outlaw

From Fort Worth, Texas, as the recipients of the Western Music Association ‘Duo/Group of the Year’ 2013 & 2014, recognized with the 2013 National Western Heritage New Horizon’ Wrangler’ Award from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, and three-time winners of the WMA Harmony Duo competition, Miss Devon & the Outlaw could be stirrin’ up the most dust between here and the...

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Dansie Family Band

Dansie Family Band

A performance of The Dansie Family Band demonstrates not only talent but also showmanship, teamwork and a joy in the music itself developed from playing together from an early age at The Barn in Herriman, Utah. Age 12 to 17 years, they play Country and  also capture the essence of bluegrass, folk, and pop in clear four-part harmonies and skilled instrumental breaks. They guarantee a delightful...

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Kenny Hall

Kenny Hall

Kenny Hall is a singer of Western ballads and songs, who resides in the beautiful Bryce Canyon area of Southern Utah. Kenny is a popular entertainer and has a great arsenal of songs that cross many Western genres. He and his wife, Jean, have recently completed the construction of their own rustic homestead on land that has been passed down through the generations of the Ott Family, original...

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Ken Stevens & Jerye Lee

Ken Stevens & Jerye Lee

Folk Western Music duo Ken Stevens, an accomplished musician and vocalist, and Jerye Lee, with her unique alluring voice, weave melodies and harmonies from the heart of triditional ballads into earthy Folk Wesrern tunes in this Americana genre. Together they unabashedly combine talents to carve a niche with their fresh new...

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Heber Valley Orchestra

Heber Valley Orchestra

The Heber Valley Orchestra started in 2014 in response to the desires of musicians in the valley.  40 members hail from Heber City and surrounding communities-from Midway to Park City. The group has been able to performs for four seasons, and most recently accompanied Alex Boye in March. They are under the direction of Heather...

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